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WELD, SETH

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With his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and rescued his party.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Colonel) Company L, 8th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1906 Sandy Hook, Maryland

Citation

With his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and rescued his party.